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Gail's Bakery

) #115 of 278 Bakeries in London #6,686 of 19,172 Places to Eat in London £ Cafe
45 Thurloe Street | South Kensington, London SW7 2LQ, England
+44 20 7581 2033
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible13%
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“pastry” (8 reviews)
“cakes” (10 reviews)
“sausage roll” (3 reviews)
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45 Thurloe Street | South Kensington, London SW7 2LQ, England
Neighbourhood: South Kensington
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Almond cappuccino is the best in London here.. Tad over priced but well worth it for the quality - I visit here every single day for my fix

Thank Yayjayne
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

While good quality, over priced and small servings! Not made fresh on premises: service ok, but nothing to write home about.

Thank Spitfire67
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Nice pastries but the rude staff will put you off. I have never seen any of them smile ! All have dirty looks

Thank onlyredpoppy
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Right opposite South Kensington tube station, this small tea and coffee shop provides an excellent venue for meeting up with a friend and watching the crowds go by. A piece of their lovely carrot cake along with a cup of tea is a welcome snack...More

1  Thank scud56
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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I second what others have said about Gail's. Decent food, bad coffee, and the staff acts as if you're an imposition to their leisure time. Very disappointing.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Terrible service. Was visiting Gail's few morning and left totally disappointed. Staff is not welcoming, the other older lady who is always there never smiles, seems like she hates her job and feels like by coming there I totally disturbing her. Never going back to...More

1  Thank Viktoria I
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This was a lovely little place to have a beautifully made coffee and croissant and watch the world go by for a little! The food was mainly pastries and little cakes, as you would expect from a bakery, but there were healthy options as well...More

Thank Ellafay123
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Really nice carrot cake. Also, good positioning so it is really easy to get here from almost anywhere in the South Kensington area (it's right at the exit of the South Kensington Tube station). It is a bit pricey and as the greatest downside, a...More

Thank Radu S
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Hard to find good coffee around london. So def good find. Had a soy latte with honey and a beetroot salad with goat cheese and lentils.

Thank Nathan S
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Love their sour cherry chocolate chip scones (or whatever they're called!) Friendly place, tasty! But because it's small, the line to get coffee is usually long. Worth the wait though!

Thank Meriç Ö
South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
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  • Address: 45 Thurloe Street | South Kensington, London SW7 2LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighbourhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7581 2033